Research Projects.


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Current Projects.

Research ProjectAffiliationPrincipal Investigator
Biogeochemical controls on the sources and chemical composition of Southern Ocean marine aerosolsUCTAltieri, KE Dr
SEAmester – South Africa’s Class AfloatUCTAnsorge, IJ Prof
Decision aiding for the SA Agulhas II through modelling, monitoring and data captureUSBekker, A Prof
Small Procellariiformes as indicators of ecosystem changes and plastic pollutionNMUConnan, MA Dr
Microbial diversity, functionality and resilience in Antarctic terrestrial niche communitiesUPCowan, DA Prof
Marion Island Marine Mammals:Individual Variation and Population Processes in Changing EnvironmentsUPDe Bruyn, PJN Prof
A nitrogen cycle view of atmospheric CO2 sequestration in the Antarctic OceanUCTFawcett, SE Dr
Shifts in phytoplankton and microbial community composition and functional diversity related to trace metal cycling in the Southern OceanUSFietz, S Dr
Gondwana Amalgamation and Correlation Research ProjectUJGrantham, GH Dr
Invasions in the changing sub-AntarcticUPGreve, M Dr
Southern Oceanic HumanitiesWitsHofmeyr, CI Prof
SANAE HF radarSANSAKosch, MJ Prof
Modelling wind patterns and their ecological impactsUPLe Roux, PC Dr
Polar Space Weather Studies (PSWS)SANSALotz, SI Dr
Bottom-up and top-down control of seabirds of the Southern Ocean: implications for conservationDEAMakhado, AB Dr
Disentangling the role of chemolithoautotrophs in the sequestration of atmospheric CO2UPMakhalanyane, TP Dr
How storm characteristics in the Southern Ocean influence inter annual variability of CO2 fluxesCSIRMonteiro, PMS Dr
Seasonal evolution of biogeochemical Fe cycle in the Southern OceanCSIRMtshali, TN Dr
Landscape and climate interactions in the sub-AntarcticUFHNel, W Prof
The role of storms in shaping upper ocean physics and primary production in the Southern OceanCSIRNicholson, S Dr
Preserving and promoting the Antarctic Legacy of South Africa USOlivier, MP Ms
Southern Indian Ocean Top Predators: linking ecology, oceanography and marine spatial planning needsNMUPistorius, PA Dr
Southern Ocean influences on Western Cape Drought and Flood EventsUCTReason, CJC Prof
Distribution and Speciation of Bioactive Trace Elements in Southern OceanUSRoychoudhury, AN Prof
Observing Dawn in the CosmosUKZNSievers, L Prof
Living with cosmic radiationNWUStrauss, RD Dr
An improved understanding of the climate sensitivity of the Southern Ocean’s biological carbon pumpCSIRThomalla, SJ Dr
Biocomplexity: Understanding biological patterns in space and timeUJvan Vuuren, B Prof

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